A Howth Yacht Club brother and sister Jamie and Eve McMahon emerged on top of the 200-plus entries at the Irish Sailing Youth Championships sailed in Cork over the weekend in five classes. Both were competing in the single-handed Laser Radial event where Jamie won the class and Eve finished as best girl in fifth overall out of 27 entries.
Prizes were presented this evening on the lawn at the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Cork Harbour.
See photo gallery of prizewinners by Bob Bateman below
RCYC Admiral Pat Farnan (left), Brian Jones Rear Admiral Dinghies (centre) and IS President Jack RoyThere was a fleet of 200 youth sailors for the 2019 Championships at RCYCIS President Jack Roy addresses the sailorsJustin Lucas, 7th in the Optimist TrialsJessica Riordan, Optimist first girlLuke Turvey, fifth in the Optimist trialsBen O'Shaughnessy, fourth in the Optimist trialsSam Ledoux, third in the Optimist TrialsRocco Wright, second in the Optimist Trials James Dwyer Matthews, Optimist Trials winnerEve McMahon, fifth overall and first girl in the RadialChris Bateman, third overall in the RadialMicheal O'Suilleabhain, second overall in the RadialEmily Riordan, third overall in the 4.7Alannah Coakley, second in the 4.7Cillian Foster winner of the 4.7Morgan Lyttle and Patrick Whyte, third in the 420Lucy Kane and Emma Gallagher, second in the 420Nicola and Fiona Ferguson, 420 winnersDaniel Palmer, second in the Topper 4.2Peter Doyle, winner of the Topper 4.2 Ella Fitzgerald, third and first Topper lady
Lola Kohl third and first lady in the Topper 5.3
Oisin Mac Sweeney, second of Topper 5.3
Darragh Collins, first in the Topper 5.3